Everything you need to throw your very own Gruffalo party!

For the perfect children's party, we've got everything you need to throw your own make-and-do Gruffalo party. From masks, games, invitations to a Gruffalo cake!

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The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, the mouse, fox, snake and owl in the woods, standing smiling around a birthday cake with bunting above them

Struggling for children's party ideas? We've been having parties for The Gruffalo for years. For little readers who love The Gruffalo, we have everything you need to throw your very own Gruffalo themed party with colour-in masks, Gruffalo invitations, party game ideas and a delicious Gruffalo chocolate cake recipe that’s perfect for special birthdays.

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Gruffalo invitations

You can’t have a party without any guests, so first things first; cut out and colour in these Gruffalo party invitations and send them to all of your friends!

Make-your-own Gruffalo costumes

Dive into the Gruffalo party spirit and give your party a Gruffalo fancy dress theme. We've got masks of the Gruffalo and his friends that your party guests can colour in and make themselves. You could even have a prize for the best mask at the party. To make the masks you'll need colour pencils, scissors, thin card, and elastic or string to tie it on. 

A picture of The Gruffalo's face in black and white for kids to colour-in and use as a mask, with instructions
Gruffalo colour in face mask
Download the Gruffalo mask
Black and white out line of the top of a mouses head in the shape of a face mask
Gruffalo mouse colour in face mask
Download colour-in Gruffalo mouse mask
Black and white outline of a fox face mask suitable for kids
Gruffalo fox colour-in face mask
Download Fox colour-in mask
Cut out and colour in snake face mask for children
Gruffalo snake colour-in face mask
Download Snake colour-in mask

Bake a Gruffalo cake

No party is complete without a delicious birthday cake,  and this Gruffalo cake recipe is sure to impress the birthday girl/boy. Easy to make and fun to decorate, this cake is great fun to make with your child or as the surprising centerpiece for your Gruffalo party.

Chocolate Gruffalo face cake with recipe instructions
Gruffalo cake recipe
Download Gruffalo cake recipe

Make a birthday card

If a Gruffalo fan in your life is celebrating their birthday why not make them a thoughtful, homemade Gruffalo birthday card? We’ve created a colour-in birthday card with a fun pop-up Gruffalo face, perfect for siblings and friends to create for one another.

black and white drawing of a gruffalo with happy birthday in a speech bubble
Gruffalo colour-in birthday card
Download a Gruffalo birthday card

Things to do at the party

For party guests who love arts, crafts, and all things colourful, these Gruffalo colouring-in sheets are sure to keep your guests entertained.

Black and white drawing for colouring in of The Gruffalo, snake, fox, owl and mouse in the deep dark woods
Gruffalo in the woods colouring in sheet
Download The Gruffalo deep dark woods colouring in sheet
Black and white drawing of The Gruffalo and the Gruffalo's child sitting on his knee for colouring in
The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child colouring in sheet
Download the Gruffalo with the Gruffalo's child colouring in sheet